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Vocab-List: see, hear, feel, taste, think

Good day to you all! I just wanted to provide some everyday vocabulary. I hope this is helpful and please correct me, if anything is wrong.


to listen - gwrando (stem: gwrandaw-)
to hear - clywed (stem: clyw-)
to see - gweld (stem gwel-)
See you tomorrow - Wela i di/chi yfory
to look - edrych (standard version) -> “edrych am” can be used as a alternative               to “chwilio am”
             sbio North -> can’t be used as “to look for”
to feel - teimlo
feeling (n.) - teimlad m. (Pl.: teimladau)
to taste - blasu
taste (n.) - blas m. (Pl.: blasau)
tasty - blasus
It’s tasty - Mae’n flasus

to do - gwneud (irregular)
to make - gwneud
to earn - ennill (stem: enill-)
to create - creu
to say - dweud (stem: dwed-, dywed-, wed-) North
             deud (stem: deud-, dud-) North
             gweud (stem: gwed-, wed-) South 
to speak - siarad
to try - ceisio, trio treial
try (n.) - ymgais m./f. (Pl.: ymgeisiadau) -> general attempt
              cais m. (Pl.: ceisiadau) -> a try in rugby
to score a try - sgorio cais
to write - (y)sgrifennu 
               colloquial: sgwennu
to write to someone - sgrifennu at rywun
to write an essay - sgrifennu traethawd
to write back - sgrifennu yn ôl
writing (n.) - ysgrifen f. (Pl.: ysgrifeniadau)
to read - darllen 
to read through something - darllen drwy rywbeth
reading (n.) - darlleniad m. (Pl.: darlleniadau)
to sing - canu 
singer - canwr m. (Pl.: canwyr/ cantorion)
             cantores f. (Pl.: cantoresau)
music (n.) - cerddoriaeth f. 
                   the loanword miwsig is common in speech and more informal writing
musical (adj.) - cerddorol
musical instrument (n.) - offeryn cerdd m. (Pl.: offerynnau cerdd)
musician (n.) - cerddor m. (Pl.: cerddorion)
                        cerddores f. (Pl.: cerddoresau)
to play - chwarae (stem: chwarae-) -> games and most musical instruments
to play football with friends - chwarae pêl-droed gyda ffrindiau
to play the piano - chwarae’r piano 
but: to play the harp - canu’r delyn 
play (n.) - drama f. (Pl.: dramâu)
player - chwaraewr m. (Pl.: chwaraewyr)
             chwaraewraig f. (Pl.: chwaraewragedd)
game (n.) - gêm f. (Pl.: gêmau) -> Does never lose it’s initial g by soft mutation!
games (n.) - chwaraeon m. (Pl.), mabolgampau f. (Pl.) -> school activities

to think - meddwl (stem: meddyli-)
               credu South
I think it’s unfair - Dw i’n meddwl bod hi ddim yn deg
to remember - cofio 
I can’t think of his name - Dw i ddim yn cofio ei enw
to believe - credu 
to believe in something - credu yn rhywbeth
belief - cred f. (Pl.: credau)
            credo f. (Pl.: credau)
            coel f. (Pl.: coelion)